Oregon State won the only meeting between the teams two years ago, 82-81, on February 24, 2016 in Corvallis when Stephen Thompson Jr. made a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
"Third time's the charm, " said Thompson, who has a well-earned reputation as a clutch shooter.
The Oregon Ducks finished the game on a 14-0 run and an 84-57 win over Washington State.
The Huskies might have been feeling Deja Vu. It was Washington's lowest point total of the season. "It just happened to be in the same spot, " Thompson said. Washington was led by Noah Dickerson's 28 points and 12 rebounds. In the first matchup between the two teams, senior center Marie Gulich had 24 points and only one missed shot from the field, but tonight she only had five points on four shots and was not as much of a focal point on offense. She had game highs of 29 points and nine rebounds, and passed the 1,000-point mark for her career.
"Boy did they respond, " he added.
Taking on one of the nation's top offenses, the Cougars (10-16, 3-11 Pac-12) threw everything they had at the high-powered Ducks (23-4, 12-2 Pac-12), forcing No. 9/10 ranked OR to use every weapon in its arsenal to take home a 90-79 victory in Beasley Coliseum Sunday afternoon. "We just had to drive, draw and dish". I mean, it's what we do. "That's what we talked about before the game was basketball feels good and is fun when you are getting stops". They make the big one.
White 1-1 2-2 5, T.Brown 4-9 7-10 16, McIntosh 4-6 3-4 13, Pritchard 7-13 2-2 19, E.Brown 2-9 0-0 6, Cage 0-0 0-0 0, Kigab 0-1 0-0 0, Wooten 5-8 0-0 10, Smith 1-1 0-0 2, Sorkin 0-0 0-0 0, Bailey 4-7 3-3 13.
"I'm just trying to prove people wrong", Pritchard said with a smile.
The Beavers finished off the quarter with a 75-32 lead. After a Huskies turnover, Thompson threw an alley-oop pass to Eubanks, who dunked to put the Beavers ahead 94-90. The Beavers began the second half trailing behind with 13 points.
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True to form, Washington State took more than half of its shots from beyond the three-point line and made 10-of-28 attempts. He now has 1,015 points.
Freshman Taya Corosdale tallied 13 points and six rebounds in her return to her home region.
Riding a blowout victory on Thursday and a double overtime buzzer-beating shot to win on Saturday, the Oregon State men's basketball team had a productive weekend.
Tudor scored 11 points, including three of Oregon State's five 3-pointers, during a 27-3 run that broke a 5-5 tie and the Huskies never threatened. Alfred Hollins had 12 points.
OR shot 80 percent in the first half (20-of-25) for a 48-34 lead at halftime. "Really I thought we played great this weekend". "He's done it his whole career", Tres Tinkle said of his teammate. "We came in trying to get wins at home".
The Beavers had a play with pick-and-roll action called for the last play and the team trusted Thompson with the ball. "Let him do his thing". Oregon State headed to the break up 52-22.